Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus is a consultant with American Philanthropic and producer of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, she served as an intern with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in Des Moines, Iowa and Washington, DC. She co-founded a chapter of Mary’s Meals at Ave Maria University and was Director and Team Leader of Our Lady of Guadalupe Faith Formation in Immokalee, Florida.

As Consultant, Katharine’s experience includes marketing and social media; major-donor clubs; foundation and corporate strategies; direct mail; messaging; prospect research; planned giving; and departmental management and coordination. 


David Patrick King & religion’s influence on philanthropy

Jeremy chats with David Patrick King of the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to close season two of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers.

JP De Gance & rebuilding marriage in america

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with JP De Gance to discuss the status of marriage in the United States and what it means for civil society.


Helen Pluckrose & woke culture’s spell on civil society

Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with writer Helen Pluckrose about critical social justice ideology, what it is, and what to do about it.  

Howard Husock & who killed civil society

Jeremy sits down with Howard Husock of Philanthropy Roundtable to discuss who killed civil society and its unsung heroes.


Tim Kachuriak & the data behind digital fundraising

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with NextAfter’s Tim Kachuriak.

Helen Andrews & how boomers promised freedom but delivered disaster

Jeremy sits down with Helen Andrews to discuss the baby boomers and how they made everything worse and refuse to admit it. 


Brad Wilcox & 2020’s impact on marriages

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with Brad Wilcox about how civil society affects our marriages and families for better or worse.

Kevin Youngblood & the power of planting trees

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with Kevin Youngblood.


Elise Westhoff & protecting investments of philanthropy

Elise Westhoff of The Philanthropy Roundtable sits down with Jeremy Beer to discuss the status of philanthropy in America and dangerous reforms that could cripple it.

Timothy P Carney & whether the American dream is dead

To kick off season two of the podcast, Jeremy speaks with Timothy P. Carney of the American Enterprise Institute. Jeremy also chats with Kyle Vander Meulen of American Philanthropic on welcoming new donors.